Science fiction space movies can do a poor job of educating people about space. In the movies, hot-shot pilots direct their dueling space ships through space as if they’re flying through an atmosphere. They bank and turn and perform loops and rolls, maybe throw in a quick Immelman turn, as if they’re subject to Earth’s […]Read More What would a realistic space battle look like?
Very few things are simple in the fighter aircraft business, including storing and moving around giant external fuel tanks. https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37219/this-f-22-raptor-wing-tank-storage-facility-looks-like-a-science-fiction-movie-setRead More This F-22 Raptor Wing Tank Storage Facility Looks Like A Science Fiction Movie Set
The Navy is exploring new options for replenishing its submarines out at sea, which could have broader impacts on how it resupplies all of its fleets… More about this article in the link below… https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37195/the-navy-just-sent-a-drone-to-deliver-cargo-to-one-of-its-ballistic-missile-submarinesRead More The Navy Just Sent A Drone To Deliver Cargo To One Of Its Ballistic Missile Submarines
After a four-year journey, NASA’s robotic spacecraft OSIRIS-REx briefly touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn surface on Tuesday to collect rock and dust samples in a precision operation 200 million miles (330 million kilometers) from Earth… More about OSIRIS-REx in the link below… This (silent) animation shows the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft deploying its Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition […]Read More NASA probe OSIRIS-REx ‘boops’ asteroid Bennu in historic mission
A meeting between OSIRIS-REx and Bennu will mark the first NASA mission to collect material from the surface of an asteroid. This mission is also a labor of love for researchers around the globe who invested years of their lives into the historic mission… More about this article in the link below… https://thenextweb.com/syndication/2020/10/15/nasas-robot-is-about-to-land-on-asteroid-bennu-to-unlock-the-secrets-of-life/amp/Read More NASA’s robot is about to land on asteroid Bennu to unlock the secrets of life
China shows off its ability to rapidly launch 48 weaponized drones from the back of a truck, as well as from helicopters…More about this article in the link below… https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/37062/china-conducts-test-of-massive-suicide-drone-swarm-launched-from-a-box-on-a-truckRead More China Conducts Test Of Massive Suicide Drone Swarm Launched From A Box On A Truck
Great powers stand to lose the most from weapons like drone swarms and should back a limited ban on the most dangerous systems…More about this article in the link below… “Why the World Must Ban Autonomous Weapons Like Drone Swarms” https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/10/14/ai-drones-swarms-killer-robots-partial-ban-on-autonomous-weapons-would-make-everyone-safer/Read More Why the World Must Ban Autonomous Weapons Like Drone Swarms
The Universe is out there, waiting for you to discover it. After years of preparation, numerous tests, and an NORTHROP GRUMMAN Despite numerous delays, funding crises, and technical challenges, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is almost ready… More about this in the link below… https://www.forbes.com/sites/startswithabang/2020/10/12/nasas-james-webb-passes-enormous-test-on-track-for-october-2021-launch/Read More NASA’s James Webb Passes Enormous Test, On Track For October 2021 Launch
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry plans to purchase six to 12 Bayraktar TB2 complexes, each with six to 12 control stations, and three to four UAVs, according to latest reports… While the United States currently sits at the top of the throne in terms of developing the world’s finest armed drones, Turkey has steadily climbed the […]Read More How Turkey Outclassed The UK With Their Own Technology To Develop One Of World’s Most Lethal Drones?
It’s the little things that make all the difference, like when an $11 million MQ-9 Reaper drone crashed out of the night sky because of a small metal washer that you can buy at a hardware store. The washer was not on the aircraft itself, but inside the ground control station, where it came loose […]Read More How an everyday piece of hardware crashed an $11 million drone – Business Insider